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Tracey M. Atsitty reading out of her book Rain Scald in front of a projection of a crackling fire. The fire was specifically chosen for poetry night to create a calm environment and bring life to the poetry read that night. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost) Photo credit: Kennedy Robins

Poetic Rhetoric

Noah Lutman November 22, 2021

Tacey Atsitty, recipient of several awards including a Truman Capote Creative Writing Fellowship award, the Carson-Browning Poetry Prize and the morning star creative writing award spoke at International...

Forrest Gander, Pulitzer Prize winner of 2019, visited Weber States Ogden campus on Sept. 14 to share experiences and poems. Photo credit: Weber State University

Gander in the outdoors

Raymond Lucas September 15, 2021

The sun shone on the faces of an audience with tent-shielded eyes fixated on Forrest Gander, as he explained to his listeners the connections he makes to the real world through his poetry. The event was...

The band Black Labrador posing for a shot after finsihing their set. (Marissa Wolford / The Signpost) Photo credit: Marissa Wolford

Polyphonic Shrines conquers seven shows in seven days

Colton Heward February 7, 2019

What started out as an off-the-wall idea for the local band Mother Lights came to fruition last week after completing a week long tour at different venues around Ogden. Mother Lights teamed up with local...

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Poet laureate finds creativity in tragedy

Tori Waltz October 26, 2018

“What is the power of art to represent some of the worst things that can happen to us?” Paisley Rekdal, a University of Utah english professor and esteemed poet, asked the audience at a poetry...

Tyehimba Jess starting his poetry presentation at St. Josephs High School. (Sarah Catan / The Signpost)

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet pontificates on present and past

Matisse Mosher September 21, 2018

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tyehimba Jess had a reading and discussion Sept. 18 at St. Joseph Catholic High School and visited Weber State University on Sept. 19.Jess has two published books of poetry....

Only in Ogden's swan song

April 21, 2015

For whatever reason, certain local stores speak to us in different ways. Whether it's the unique ambiances, off-beat vibes or the friendly people, every place has a personality. For the Ogden Community,...

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